Teatum Jones is a fashion label driven by a love of human stories…
For FW17 Teatum Jones have looked at the story of our relationship with the
human body. Looking at the work of Hans Bellmer, they stepped inside his ‘doll
project’, which he created to oppose the fascism of the Nazi Party. Bellmer
defiantly stood against the ideals of the new German state by composing mutated
doll forms and unconventional poses that were a direct rejection of the cult of the
seemingly perfect body, then prominent in Germany.
Taking inspiration from their SS17 collection they have shared
their palettes into three groups: The first a dark, somber group of wet, shiny
midnight navy, innocent ivory and finishing’s in chrome silver and black tapes.
The second color group is an homage to memories of a traditionally rich and
warming autumn with hues of ripe burgundy, opulent mustard, indulgent salmon
pink and soft cornflower blues. Teatum Jones end their story on a powerfully stark
colour palette of black and white, with accents of post box red, smokey pvc and
For FW17 they have partnered with luxury British woolen mill ‘John Foster’ who
have sponsored our wool suitings and coatings, taking inspiration from their
archives in Black Dyke Mills in the heart of West Yorkshire. John Foster is an
award-winning company built on innovation.
They have also partnered with luxury British woolen mill ‘J.H.Clissold’ who have
sponsored our mens and womens wool suitings made from the finest Australian
and New Zealand Merino Wool, taking inspiration from archival fabrics
manufactured in their Yorkshire mill since 1910.